Unmatched in its class, the Tohatsu 9.8 hp 4-stroke has set the standard in portable outboard power! This lightweight motor weighs in at barely over the 80 lb mark and has undeniable characteristics of a true marine champion.
Tohatsu 9.8hp outboard is skinny on fuel and big on power while never compromising performance or reliability. It has a ton of features that are usually only found on larger, more expensive outboards. Tohatsu packs a lot of punch for the buck in this truly unique outboard! In the 10 hp/9.9 hp category, Tohatsu has once again proven itself the leader of the pack with this 9.8 hp 4-stroke.
9.8hp Power Tilt Models Now Available! Tohatsu’s 9.8 hp has a new option. Power Tilt! That’s right, our award winning 9.8hp engines have an added feature that sets it miles apart from the competition. You can’t beat the power and reliability of Tohatsu’s 9.8hp and now with the new power tilt option, why would you try anything else?
Tohatsu 9.8 hp 4-Stroke Benefits
Light and compact!
Designed with proven technology
Available in a wide variety of models
Greatly reduced vibration for smooth and stable running at all speeds
Greatly reduced induction noise for a quieter ride
Trim tab reduces steering effort, functioning also as the sacrificial anode that protects the engine from electrolysis
Ultra Low emission, EPA and CARB 3-Star rating approved
5 Year limited warranty
Easy Operation and Handling
Digital CD ignition for easier engine starting, quicker throttle response and smoother trolling
Manual choke on tiller models, electric choke on remote models
Recoil starter with larger reel making manual starting fast and easy
Shallow water drive*
6 trim positions*
Adjustable steering friction for reducing steering effort*
Fundamentals for User Convenience and Reliability
Through-the-prop exhaust for a quieter ride
Thermostatically controlled cooling system for consistent engine temperature
Stainless steel water pump housing liner for outstanding durability
High grade marine aluminum alloy that provides the ultimate protection against corrosion
Zinc coating on internal water passages for superior corrosion resistance
3.1 Gallon (12 liter) fuel tank with fuel gauge
Low oil pressure indicator
Safety lanyard (an essential protection feature standard on all Tohatsu outboards)
Start-in-gear protection for safer engine starting